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Digital Business Automation Ideas

This is an IBM Automation portal for Digital Business Automation products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

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  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.

Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on premises, containers, on cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Business Automation - including Business Automation Studio and App Designer, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content Services - FileNet Content Manager

  • Content Services - Content Manager OnDemand

  • Content Services - Daeja Virtual Viewer

  • Content Services - Navigator

  • Content Services - Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files

  • Content Services - Content Collector for SAP

  • Content Services - Enterprise Records

  • Content Services - Content Manager (CM8)

  • Datacap

  • Automation Document Processing

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS)

  • Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

  • IBM Process Mining

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Pinned ideas

PINNED Filter UI enables having OR between filters (not just AND)
Users want to filter cases for client1 OR client2. They can't without creating a custom filter with javascript -- which they don't like at all
PINNED SQL statements in Dashboard Widgets
I think using SQL statements in widgets would be great to leverage the entire potential of the data uploaded to IBM Process Mining. Lots of important and helpful information cannot be displayed today as it's only SQL-like. I don't think that using...

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Issue with updating WAS Admin passwords for IBM BAW where special characters are included as part of password

Hi IBM Team, We are trying to automate the solution for updating WAS admin passwords [CELLADMIN and BPMADMIN] that get generated by the CyberArk Vault. As suggested by IBM Support, used Jython list syntax to change the wsadmin Passwords but still ...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Customized start page for Viewers

Editors and Contributors can set their preferred page as start page. Please apply this function also to Viewers.
almost 9 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Not under consideration

FileNet Salesforce Connector - Enhancement to “Add Document Dialog” page

They would like to set the default or preset value in each property on the page. This could be done using Property Defaults on Content Platform Engine. I mentioned that on the call yesterday however they would like to have these defaults / preset ...
over 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Video capture and voice over capabilities for the Playback Mode

It would be nice to have the capabilities of recording or capturing the flow in the Playback mode. Also, it would be nice to be able to record a voice over as well for the flows captured.
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Support visibility concept for TK artifacts

Today all artifacts in Toolkits are public and can be re-used from other TKs or PAs that reference the TK.Yet common practice should be to structure the content of a TK in artifacts that are exposed and can be re-used and artifacts that are intern...
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Single site for REST API information in Business Automation Workflow

BAW v20 has multiple categories of REST APIs. There are separate Swaggers for the Ops APIs vs. the BPM APIs, plus there are the Case APIs that don't have a Swagger. This makes it difficult or impossible to find the information you need when workin...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Planned for future release

Count of attachments or export list of attachments to excel file

Count of attachments in the File Management area (ordinal number) or export list of attachments to an excel file would be a really useful option for Admins. Now attachments can be exported within a Space export, but a separate export might make th...
almost 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Allow custom "tw" client side properties

Support case: TS002069687 Currently, IBM BPM 8.5.7 CF2016.12 and IBM BAW support the following: tw.CSHSPresenter = {...} Then in each diagram step it may be possible to use the code tw.CSHSPresenter.init(); without increasing the security...
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Do not close browse window in Outlook Plug-in when opening and closing an archived mail

As a user I want to open an archived mail. From Outlook, I open the ICN Outlook-Plugin browse window, navigate through the folder structure to my archived mail and open in. The mail is opened in a separate Outlook-Window and in the background (in ...
over 1 year ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Loop detection. Rules loops that cause memory overloads should shut down gracefully

When creating a rules project that calls another rules project, but accidentally gets called back you end up in an endless loop. This loop causes a memory overflow which crashes the server. It would be better if an error is thrown so that the deve...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Manager Open Edition 1 Not under consideration